My Car

My Car

Book - 2001
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With prose as clean as Sam's the narrator's shiny engine, Byron Barton, the celebrated creator of numerous picture books for very young children, including Trucks, My Bus, and Building a House, explores transportation, the parts of a car, signs and signals, night and day, community, and occupations.

Bright, graphic artwork invites readers to count, name colors and shapes, and follow Sam and his car as they drive through a bustling world from Sam's home in the country to his job in the city. The surprise ending is a gem! "For young children intrigued by cars, this book is simply wonderful."--ALA Booklist

Supports the Common Core Standards

Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©2001.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780060589400
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,24 cm.


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Nov 28, 2017

Vibrant colours and simple illustrations for young children. My son loved all the books in this series.

Sep 18, 2016

I like the simple text too. Good for preschoolers learning to read. Also has a cool diagram pointing to car parts.

Shytie88 Mar 29, 2014

Nice and simple text for young children.

seki May 28, 2013

Sam loves his car. He explains on each page what makes his car special. What makes this book even more special is that it shows the inner workings of a car. How it makes a car run. Beautiful read.

Nov 24, 2011

My son loves this book. Great story about a man and his car with a cute punchline at the end.

Oct 26, 2010

my son absolutely loves this book and always asks for sam at bed time

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